Aylesham railway station

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Aylesham National Rail
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Location
Place Aylesham
Local authority District of Dover
Coordinates 51°13′39″N 1°12′34″E / 51.227367°N 1.209483°E / 51.227367; 1.209483Coordinates: 51°13′39″N 1°12′34″E / 51.227367°N 1.209483°E / 51.227367; 1.209483
Grid reference TR241524
Operations
Station code AYH
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 71,352
2012/13 Decrease 68,472
2013/14 Decrease 68,376
2014/15 Increase 80,828
2015/16 Increase 83,346
History
Key dates Opened 1 July 1928 (1 July 1928)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Aylesham from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Aylesham railway station is on the Dover branch of the Chatham Main Line in England, and serves the village of Aylesham, Kent. It is 68 miles 66 chains (110.8 km) down-line from London Victoria and is situated between Adisham and Snowdown.

The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.

It was built by the Southern Railway and opened on 1 July 1928 to cater for the considerable increase in passenger traffic brought about by the development of the Kent coalfield. The main station buildings are on the London-bound side of the station.

The station booking office is manned on Mondays to Saturdays mornings and a "Permit to Travel" self-service ticket machine is located on the London-bound platform.

History[edit]

Opened by the Southern Railway the station passed to the Southern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

When sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Network SouthEast until the privatisation of British Rail.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is one train per hour to London Victoria via Chatham and Bromley South, and one train per hour to Dover Priory.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Adisham   Southeastern
Chatham Main Line - Dover Branch
  Snowdown